Welded Wire Fabric

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Welded Wire Fabric, a type of [[reinforcement]], is a welded grid of smooth or deformed wire (deformed wire will increase bond strength with [[concrete]]).
When specified, it is commonly in the following format:
(Longitudinal Spacing)x(Transverse Spacing) (D-Deformed/W-Smooth)(Longitudinal Size)/(D/W)(Transverse Size) WWF
where Spacing is in Inches, and Size is in 1/100 square inches of cross section
for example: **6x6 D20/D20 WWF**
describes a grid of deformed wire, .2 square inches (or a #4 bar stock) in a 6" by 6" grid.

An alternative to Welded Wire Fabric is [[rebar]]

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